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President Trump Breaks Law After Deleting Misspelled Tweet

| by Jonathan Constante

On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump may have violated a law.

Trump is no stranger to Twitter. But now it appears as though his activity on the popular social media app could be a potential violation of the Presidential Records Act, the Daily Mail reported.

On Jan. 21, the day after his inauguration, Trump tweeted: "I am honered to serve you, the great American People, as your 45th President of the United States!"

The spelling error did not go unnoticed, as thousands of Twitter users mocked Trump for the tweet.

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"Kinda fitting he doesn't know how to spell honor, lol," wrote one Twitter user.

"Are you honered to be the most illiterate President of the United States?" wrote another.

One Twitter user took it a step further, by mimicking Trump's infamous grandiose style.

"I have the best typos! Nobody has better typos than me! Sad!" wrote the Twitter user.

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Trump's tweet was deleted within minutes and a new tweet appeared with the correct spelling of the word "honored." However, that tweet was deleted, as well.

The deletion of the tweets may be in violation of the Presidential Records Act, which calls for the preservation of all presidential records, the New York Post reported.

This is not the first time Trump has had a spelling error in his tweets.

In December, Trump tweeted that China had ripped a research drone out of international waters in an "unpresidented" act. That tweet was also soon corrected to "unprecedented."

Before his inauguration on Jan. 20, Trump handed over his Android phone for a more secure device, The New York Times reported. The phone is approved by the Secret Service and has a new number that only a few people possess.

Sources: Daily Mail, New York Post, the New York Times / Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr, Twitter via Daily Mail

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